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THE MAKING OF INDIAN IDENTITY IN DURBAN, 1914-1949

Degree: Ph. D. Degree Year: 1995 Institute: Indiana University The object of this study is to
examine the making of Indian identities in Durban between 1914 and 1949. There were
many significant changes in social and material conditions during this period and it is within

South African punk rock, new wave and alternative music, 1977 - 1989

This study documents the history and lyrics of a counter culture of South African
punk rock, new wave and alternative music from the late nineteen-seventies and
nineteen-eighties. While attempting to recover a lost history of this oppositional

Introduction to the history of music amongst Indian South Africans in Natal 1860- 1948 : towards a politico-cultural understanding

The study concerns itself expression of music and the meanings associated with it. Music forms, music personalities, and music functions are traced. Some explanations of the relationships between class structures, religious expression, political affiliation, and music are suggested.

An investigation into the factors exerting a subtractive influence on Telegu and its culture [Andhra Sabhas]

In this study, I investigate the sociolinguistic factors that exert a subtractive influence
on the Telugu language and Andhra culture. This study focuses on the
sociolinguistic features of the Telugu Community and Telugu speaking Hindus in

An investigation into cultural barriers in intercultural communication between Blacks and Indians at Durban Institute of Technology

This study investigates language varieties, non-verbal behaviour and language
attitudes as cultural barriers which inhibit successful communication between
Blacks and Indians at Durban Institute of Technology. The investigation reveals

The attitudes of the Hindu and Muslim Female University students towards the use and acceptance of the Indian traditional dress

The study is a report of the responses of certain groups of Indian university students towards the use and acceptance of their traditional dress. It is directly related to the impact of westernization on the current use of the Indian dress.

Exploring the foundations of an Islamic identity in a global context : a study of the nature and origins of Cape Muslim identity

This thesis primarily deals with the nature and origins of Cape Muslim identity.

The influence of household and family structure on children in the Chatsworth area with special reference to primary school learners (Thesis, 2010)

A study into the influence of household and family structure on children in the
Chatsworth area with special reference to primary school learners was undertaken. The
main objective of the study was to understand the prevailing household/family structure

Indentured Indian Immigration to Natal, 1860- 1870 with special reference to the Hindu Caste System and its implications

To the people of the West, the inhabitants of India are the least understood and the mosteasily misunderstood of all men.

From indentureship to transnationalism : professional Indian women in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal (Thesis, 2008)

The aim of this study is twofold, namely, to provide an in-depth and
detailed exploration of the transnational migrations of a sample of
professional Indian1 women in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal; and, to
contextualize the changing identities of Indian women in South Africa,

Indentured Indian Migration : an historical investigation into the possible reasons for Indians emigrating from their places of origin (with particular reference to the United Provinces and the Madras Presidency) to the Colony of Natal.

Indentured Indian Migration : an historical investigation into the possible reasons for Indians emigrating from their places of origin (with particular reference to the United Provinces and the Madras Presidency) to the Colony of Natal........

TURBANS AND TOP HATS Indian Interpreters in the Colony of Natal, 1880-1910

This dissertation is concerned with an historical examination of Indian Interpreters in the British Colony of Natal during the period, 1880 to 1910.

A preliminary study of the first decade of The Leader with particular reference to its stance on the Passive Resistance Campaign of 1946

In November 1991 The Leader newspaper celebrated its 50th anniversary.

A contextualization and examination of the impi yamakhanda (1906 uprising) as reported by J. L. Dube in Ilanga Lase Natal, with special focus on Dube’s attitude to Dinuzulu as indicated in his reportage on the treason trial of Dinuzulu

The thesis explores not only the history but also the competing histories of 1906. It is however no claim to represent the entire history - undoubtedly a period of great complexity, and a time of tragedy for the African people that culminated in their

An investigation into the relationship between severe and moderate malnutrition in infancy and childhood and certain psychological variables

This study was undertaken to investigate the relationship between malnutrition of severe and moderate degrees and psychological test performance. In the first part of the study, a random sample of 126 children was drawn. The weights and heights of these subjects were recorded.

The Durban Central Business District : A Delimitation and Land Use Study

There has been many conflicting ideas about what ·the CentralBusiness District (C.B.D) of Durban is, and where its boundaries are located. There have been delimitation and land use studies applied to a few cities in South Africa, but not Durban.

Fictional constructions of Grey Street by selected South African Indian writers.

This thesis explores the fictional constructions of Grey Street by selected South
African Indian writers to establish a deeper understanding of the connection between
writers, place and identity in the South African Indian context. The concepts of 'place'

From indentureship to transnationalism : professional Indian women in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal (Thesis, 2008 )(Migration and Movement)

The study details the transnational migrations of a sample of professional Indian women from Durban, KwaZulu Natal within the context of their historical transition from indentureship to transnationalism, and their

Adverse conditions in the Merebank area and possible urban design interventions (Thesis, 2008) [Pollution, Amenities etc.]

While, many communities around South Africa have been affected by apartheid planning, some were left worse off than others. Apartheid planning followed a distinct socio-political and economic programme, as well as a particular development approach.

‘Gandhi and Tolstoy’

he intention of this dissertation is to assess the continuous and abiding influence of Tolstoy on Gandhi's intellectual development while in South Africa.

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